Best Horror Movies of 1983

1.

Videodrome

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

As the president of a trashy TV channel, Max Renn is desperate for new programming to attract viewers. When he happens upon "Videodrome," a TV show dedicated to gratuitous torture and punishment, Max sees a potential hit and broadcasts the show on his channel. However, after his girlfriend auditions for the show and never returns, Max investigates the truth behind Videodrome and discovers that the graphic violence may not be as fake as he thought.

Starring: James Woods, Sonja Smits, Debbie Harry, Peter Dvorsky, Jack Creley, Lynne Gorman, Julie Khaner, Reiner Schwarz, David Bolt, Lally Cadeau ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 1983-02-04
2.

The Dead Zone

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the past, present and future life of anyone with whom he comes into physical contact.

Starring: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Martin Sheen, Herbert Lom, Anthony Zerbe, Colleen Dewhurst, Nicholas Campbell, William B. Davis, Sean Sullivan ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 1983-10-21
3.

Christine

5.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind the wheel of his exotic beauty. Arnie's girlfriend Leigh and best friend Dennis reach out to him, only to be met by a Fury like no other.

Starring: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul, Robert Prosky, Harry Dean Stanton, Christine Belford, Roberts Blossom, William Ostrander, David Spielberg, Malcolm Danare ..
Directed by: John Carpenter
Release date: 1983-05-11
4.

The Hunger

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Miriam promises her lovers the gift of eternal life, but John, her companion for centuries, suddenly discovers that he is getting old minute by minute, so he looks for Dr. Sarah Roberts, a researcher on the mechanisms of aging, and asks her for help.

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, Susan Sarandon, Cliff DeYoung, Beth Ehlers, Dan Hedaya, Rufus Collins, Suzanne Bertish, James Aubrey, Ann Magnuson ..
Directed by: Tony Scott
Release date: 1983-04-29
5.

Psycho II

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

After years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, serial killer Norman Bates is finally released. Deciding to move back into his long-dead mother's infamous old house, he soon finds himself tormented by 'her' demands and begins to question his own sanity.

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Meg Tilly, Robert Loggia, Dennis Franz, Hugh Gillin, Claudia Bryar, Robert Alan Browne, Ben Hartigan, Lee Garlington ..
Directed by: Richard Franklin
Release date: 1983-06-03
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : Twilight Zone: The Movie
6.

Twilight Zone: The Movie

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

An anthology film, presenting remakes of four episodes of the popular television series "The Twilight Zone," featuring the segments "Time Out," "Kick the Can," "It's a Good Life" and "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet."

Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow, John Lithgow, Kathleen Quinlan, Bill Quinn, Scatman Crothers, Jeremy Licht, Donna Dixon, Bill Mumy ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg, George Miller, Joe Dante, John Landis
Release date: 1983-06-24
7.

Sleepaway Camp

4.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.

Starring: Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten, Karen Fields, Christopher Collet, Mike Kellin, Katherine Kamhi, Paul DeAngelo, Thomas E. van Dell, Loris Sallahian, John E. Dunn ..
Directed by: Robert Hiltzik
Release date: 1983-11-18
8.

The Man with Two Brains

4.5
6.4/10 IMDB

A brain surgeon tries to end his unhappy marriage to spend more time with a disembodied brain.

Starring: Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner, David Warner, Paul Benedict, Richard Brestoff, Randi Brooks, James Cromwell, George Furth, Peter Hobbs, Earl Boen ..
Directed by: Carl Reiner
Release date: 1983-06-10
9.

Cujo

4.4
6.1/10 IMDB

A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.

Starring: Dee Wallace, Danny Pintauro, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Christopher Stone, Ed Lauter, Kaiulani Lee, Billy Jayne, Mills Watson, Sandy Ward, Jerry Hardin ..
Directed by: Lewis Teague
Release date: 1983-08-10
10.

The Keep

4.2
5.7/10 IMDB

Nazis take over an ancient fortress that contains a mysterious entity that wreaks havoc and death upon them.

Starring: Scott Glenn, Alberta Watson, Jürgen Prochnow, Robert Prosky, Gabriel Byrne, Ian McKellen, William Morgan Sheppard, Michael Carter, Royston Tickner, Wolf Kahler ..
Directed by: Michael Mann
Release date: 1983-12-16
11.

Something Wicked This Way Comes

4.2
6.7/10 IMDB

In a small American town, a diabolical circus arrives, granting wishes for the townsfolk, but twisted as only the esteemed Mr. Dark can make them. Can two young boys overcome the worst the devil himself can deal out?

Starring: Jason Robards, Jonathan Pryce, Diane Ladd, Royal Dano, Vidal Peterson, Shawn Carson, Mary Grace Canfield, Richard Davalos, Jake Dengel, Jack Dodson ..
Directed by: Jack Clayton
Release date: 1983-04-29
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : Il cavaliere, la morte e il diavolo
12.

Il cavaliere, la morte e il diavolo

3.5
6.3/10 IMDB

A family of the three fall into a dark and disturbing nightmare after meeting the mysterious Orlok and the seductive punk girl Patty.

Starring: Paolo Bonacelli, Mirella D'Angelo, Piero Vida, Jeanne Mas, Lola Ledda ..
Directed by: Beppe Cino
Release date: 1983-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : The Hound of the Baskervilles
13.

The Hound of the Baskervilles

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Sherlock Holmes comes to the aid of his friend Henry Baskerville, who is under a family curse and menaced by a demonic dog that prowls the bogs near his estate and murders people.

Starring: Ian Richardson, Donald Churchill, Denholm Elliott, Glynis Barber, Brian Blessed, Eleanor Bron, Edward Judd, Ronald Lacey, Martin Shaw, Connie Booth ..
Directed by: Douglas Hickox
Release date: 1983-11-03
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : Jaws 3-D
14.

Jaws 3-D

3.4
3.7/10 IMDB

This third film in the series follows a group of marine biologists attempting to capture a young great white shark that has wandered into Florida's Sea World Park. However, later it is discovered that the shark's 35-foot mother is also a guest at Sea World. What follows is the shark wreaking havoc on the visitors in the park.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Simon MacCorkindale, Louis Gossett Jr., John Putch, Lea Thompson, P.H. Moriarty, Dan Blasko, Liz Morris, Lisa Maurer ..
Directed by: Joe Alves
Release date: 1983-07-22
15.

House of the Long Shadows

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet that he can write a classic novel like 'Wuthering Heights' in 24 hours. However, upon his arrival he discovers that the apparently empty manor has several rather odd inhabitants.

Starring: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Desi Arnaz Jr., John Carradine, Sheila Keith, Julie Peasgood, Richard Todd, Louise English, Norman Rossington ..
Directed by: Pete Walker
Release date: 1983-06-17
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : The Gold of Love
16.

The Gold of Love

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

Young Patricia wanders through a Viennese night full of lust for love, visions of drugs and violence, gleaming frenzy and dark alleys.

Starring: Alexandra Curtis, Allegra Curtis, Marie Colbin, André Heller, Regina van Tom, Hermann Strobel, Andrea Wurstbauer, Doris Bock, Margit Ovietz, Evi Meisel ..
Directed by: Eckhart Schmidt
Release date: 1983-02-25
17.

Nightmares

3.2
5.7/10 IMDB

A collection of short stories. In one a woman who leaves her house late at night to drive to the store while a killer is loose encounters some problems. In the second an arcade whiz kid's obsession with a game leads to deadly consequences. In the third a small town priest loses his faith and decides to leave town, but in the desert is stalked by a mysterious black pick-up truck. In the final story, a family's problem with a rat is larger than they think.

Starring: Cristina Raines, Emilio Estevez, Lance Henriksen, Richard Masur, Veronica Cartwright, Billy Jacoby, Moon Unit Zappa, Tony Plana, Joe Lambie, Robin Gammell ..
Directed by: Joseph Sargent
Release date: 1983-09-02
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : Possibly in Michigan
18.

Possibly in Michigan

3.2
7.4/10 IMDB

A musical horror story about two young women who are stalked through a shopping mall by a cannibal. He follows them home, and here the victims become the aggressors.

Starring: Jill Sands, Karen Skladany, Bill Blume ..
Directed by: Cecelia Condit
Release date: 1983-01-01
19.

Of Unknown Origin

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

A man who recently completed rebuilding a townhouse becomes obsessed with a rat infestation until it becomes an interspecies duel.

Starring: Peter Weller, Shannon Tweed, Maury Chaykin, Jennifer Dale, Lawrence Dane, Kenneth Welsh, Keith Knight, Louis Del Grande ..
Directed by: George P. Cosmatos
Release date: 1983-11-24
20.

Eyes of Fire

3.2
6.3/10 IMDB

A preacher is accused of adultery and he and his followers are chased out of town and become stranded in an isolated forest which is haunted by the spirits of long dead Native Americans.

Starring: Dennis Lipscomb, Guy Boyd, Rebecca Stanley, Sally Klein, Karlene Crockett, Fran Ryan, Rob Paulsen, Kerry Sherman, Erin Buchanan, Will Hare ..
Directed by: Avery Crounse
Release date: 1983-10-21
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : China Lake
21.

China Lake

3.1
7.1/10 IMDB

China Lake tells the story of motorcycle cop Donnelly, a man who spends his vacation time driving around on his Harley in the desert highways still dressed in his uniform. Clearly halfway through this short we learn that Donnelly is deeply disturbed and psychopathic after coming across a few people that have upset him in his twisted ideal of what is right and wrong.

Starring: Charles Napier, William Sanderson, Mickey Jones, Gilmer McCormick ..
Directed by: Robert Harmon
Release date: 1983-04-06
22.

The Deadly Spawn

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

When a meteorite touches down in the New Jersey woods carrying a monstrous alien slug, it’s up to four teens to stop it before it’s terrifying brood consumes all life on Earth!

Starring: Charles George Hildebrandt, Tom DeFranco, Richard Lee Porter, Jean Tafler, Karen Tighe, James L. Brewster, Elissa Neil, Ethel Michelson, John Schmerling, Judith Mayes ..
Directed by: Douglas McKeown
Release date: 1983-04-22
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : A Pattern of Roses
23.

A Pattern of Roses

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

While his parents are renovating a cottage in an English village, teenager Tim and his friend Rebecca uncover information about the mysterious death of a 15-year-old boy who lived in the house decades prior, and as they dig deeper, Tim begins to find events from the past being mirrored in his own life.

Starring: Stuart MacKenzie, Suzanna Hamilton, Vivian Pickles, Norman Rodway, Philip Jackson, Bill Wallis, Caroline John, David Gant, Roger Milner, Peter Schofield ..
Directed by: Lawrence Gordon Clark
Release date: 1983-12-29
24.

Strange Invaders

3.0
5.4/10 IMDB

Charlie's ex-wife disappears, and he goes to where she grew up--a rural town in the midwest--to look for her. But, surprisingly, nobody knows about her or any of her many relatives, the Newmans. He meets aliens; but when he contacts the FBI, they don't believe him. He tells his story to a tabloid; and suddenly, he is chased by the aliens.

Starring: Paul Le Mat, Nancy Allen, Diana Scarwid, Michael Lerner, Louise Fletcher, Wallace Shawn, Fiona Lewis, Kenneth Tobey, June Lockhart, Charles Lane ..
Directed by: Michael Laughlin
Release date: 1983-09-16
25.

Curtains

2.9
5.6/10 IMDB

Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.

Starring: John Vernon, Samantha Eggar, Linda Thorson, Anne Ditchburn, Lynne Griffin, Sandee Currie, Lesleh Donaldson, Deborah Burgess, Michael Wincott, Maury Chaykin ..
Directed by: Richard Ciupka
Release date: 1983-03-04
26.

Amityville 3-D

2.9
4.1/10 IMDB

To debunk the Amityville house's infamous reputation and take advantage of a rock-bottom asking price, skeptical journalist John Baxter buys the place and settles in to write his first novel. But as soon as the ink on the deed has dried, people who have come into contact with John and the house begin to meet with shocking fates. Is it all just coincidence, or is the house really the gateway to hell?

Starring: Tony Roberts, Tess Harper, Robert Joy, Candy Clark, Leora Dana, John Beal, John Harkins, Lori Loughlin, Meg Ryan, Neill Barry ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1983-11-18
27.

Julie Darling

2.8
6.0/10 IMDB

A teenage girl whose inaction caused her mother's death arranges a similarly gruesome fate for her stepmother and brother.

Starring: Isabelle Mejias, Sybil Danning, Anthony Franciosa, Paul Hubbard, Cindy Girling, Reinhard Kolldehoff, Michael Tregor, Natascha Rybakowski, Benjamin Schmoll, Elizabeth Paddon ..
Directed by: Paul Nicholas
Release date: 1983-03-01
28.

Mortuary

2.8
5.1/10 IMDB

Christie Parson has constant nightmares of her father's death whom died in a swimming pool. Christie's mother thinks it was an accident, but Christie believes in was murder. Christie then see's an unknown figure dressed in a cape following her and harassing her. But still nobody believes her, until her boyfriend sees the figure himself. The figure hides in the town mortuary which is owned by Hank Andrews and his demented son, Paul. Both are trying to form rituals to bring back Dr. Parson's spirit. But, who is this figure and why is he harassing Christie?

Starring: Mary Beth McDonough, David Wallace, Bill Paxton, Lynda Day George, Christopher George, Curt Ayers, Bill Conklin, Donna Garrett, Greg Kaye, Denis Mandel ..
Directed by: Howard Avedis
Release date: 1983-09-02
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : Sherlock Holmes and the Baskerville Curse
29.

Sherlock Holmes and the Baskerville Curse

2.8
6.3/10 IMDB

In this animated tale, detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate a cursed family.

Starring: Peter O'Toole ..
Release date: 1983-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : Hansel and Gretel
30.

Hansel and Gretel

2.7
6.2/10 IMDB

Tim Burton's reimagined classic combines live action and stop motion, making for a creepy adventure into the woods. It is known for having aired only once on Disney Channel, on Halloween Night in 1983.

Starring: Michael Yama, Jim Ishida, David Koenigsberg, Vincent Price, Andy Lee, Alison Hong, Joe Ranft ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 1983-10-31
31.

The Final Terror

2.7
5.2/10 IMDB

A group of friends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.

Starring: John Friedrich, Adrian Zmed, Daryl Hannah, Ernest Harden Jr., Lewis Smith, Rachel Ward, Akosua Busia, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Metcalf ..
Directed by: Andrew Davis
Release date: 1983-05-01
32.

Sweet Sixteen

2.7
5.1/10 IMDB

A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa turns out to be a suspect when it seems she's the last person who has seen her boyfriends alive.

Starring: Bo Hopkins, Susan Strasberg, Patrick Macnee, Don Stroud, Dana Kimmell, Aleisa Shirley, Don Shanks, Steve Antin, Sharon Farrell, Logan Clarke ..
Directed by: Jim Sotos
Release date: 1983-03-18
33.

Mausoleum

2.7
5.1/10 IMDB

Traumatized by her mother's death, young Susan is becoming possessed by the same demon that possessed her mother before she died. More and more her husband and psychiatrist are noticing the strange changes.

Starring: Bobbie Bresee, Marjoe Gortner, Norman Burton, Maurice Sherbanee, LaWanda Page, Laura Hippe, Shari Mann, William Vail, Joel Kramer ..
Directed by: Michael Dugan
Release date: 1983-05-01
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : A Rose for Emily
34.

A Rose for Emily

2.7
6.4/10 IMDB

Townsfolk discover a warped secret while clearing out the house of a recently deceased, aristocratic spinster.

Starring: Anjelica Huston, John Carradine, John Randolph, Jared Martin, Perry Lang, Frances Bay, Patrick Reynolds, Sally Kirkland, David Downing, James Murtaugh ..
Directed by: Lyndon Chubbuck
Release date: 1983-10-01
35.

A Polish Vampire in Burbank

2.6
4.8/10 IMDB

A somewhat reluctant vampire is taken out by his sexpot sister for his first "night out on the town."

Starring: Mark Pirro, Lori Sutton, Bobbi Dorsch, Hugh O. Fields, Marya Gant, Steven Dorsch, Brad Waisbren, Eddie Deezen, Paul Farbman, Alfie Pearl ..
Directed by: Mark Pirro
Release date: 1983-10-31
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : Spasms
36.

Spasms

2.5
4.4/10 IMDB

A gigantic serpent is captured on a remote island and shipped to an American college for experimentation.

Starring: Peter Fonda, Oliver Reed, Kerrie Keane, Al Waxman, Miguel Fernandes, Marilyn Lightstone, Angus MacInnes, Laurie Brown, Gerard Parkes, William Needles ..
Directed by: William Fruet
Release date: 1983-10-28
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : The Sins of Dorian Gray
37.

The Sins of Dorian Gray

2.5
5.6/10 IMDB

In this version of Oscar Wilde's tale, Dorian Gray is an actress who, desperate to become a worldwide star, makes a deal that switches her soul to her image on film, then proceeds to sleep and connive her way to the top, knowing that her screen test, and not she, will show the ravishes of time and of her immoral transgressions.

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Belinda Bauer, Joseph Bottoms, Olga Karlatos, Michael Ironside, Caroline Yeager, Peter Hanlon, Patsy Rahn, Roxanne Moffitt, Jeff Braunstein ..
Directed by: Tony Maylam
Release date: 1983-05-27
38.

The Being

2.5
4.4/10 IMDB

Toxic waste dumping in a small Idaho town turns a young boy into horrible mutant monster. The town's police chief and a government scientist team up to stop the monster, which is quickly killing off the town's citizenry.

Starring: Martin Landau, Marianne Gordon, Bill Osco, José Ferrer, Dorothy Malone, Ruth Buzzi, The Unknown Comic, Kinky Friedman, Johnny Dark, Kent Perkins ..
Directed by: Jackie Kong
Release date: 1983-11-18
39.

Mountaintop Motel Massacre

2.5
4.5/10 IMDB

After several years in an insane asylum, Evelyn, the keeper of the Mountaintop Motel, is released and resumes doing business. She kills her young charge out of anger, but convinces the police it was an accident - and pushed into insanity, she then proceeds to target her guests, first by releasing vermin into their rooms, but then by using her trusty sickle.

Starring: Anna Chappell, Bill Thurman, Will Mitchel, Virginia Loridans, Major Brock, James Bradford, Amy Hill, Maria Jones, Gregg Brazzel, Jill King ..
Directed by: Jim McCullough Sr.
Release date: 1983-07-15
40.

The Prey

2.4
4.4/10 IMDB

Three couples go on a camping trip in the woods of southern California during the summer, where a deformed man is stalking their camp.

Starring: Debbie Thureson, Steve Bond, Lori Lethin, Robert Wald, Gayle Gannes, Philip Wenckus, Jackson Bostwick, Jackie Coogan, Connie Hunter, Ted Hayden ..
Directed by: Edwin Brown
Release date: 1983-11-04
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : Cross Country
41.

Cross Country

2.4
5.2/10 IMDB

After a woman is found butchered in her New York apartment, suspicion falls on her estranged husband, an ad executive who has suddenly left town on a cross-country road trip. He takes along a beautiful girl he met in a bar and a drifter he picked up along the way. A cop sets out after the husband, but he's more interested in shaking him down than bringing him back.

Starring: Richard Beymer, Nina Axelrod, Michael Ironside, Brent Carver, David Connor, George Sperdakos, Michael Kane, August Schellenberg, Bradley Paul, Roberta Weiss ..
Directed by: Paul Lynch
Release date: 1983-11-18
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : Hysterical
42.

Hysterical

2.4
5.3/10 IMDB

Frederic Lansing (Bill Hudson) is a writer who hopes to find inspiration while vacationing in Hellview, Oregon; however, the lighthouse in which he's staying is haunted by the ghost of Venetia (Julie Newmar), who had killed herself 100 years ago and now wants to use Lansing as a vessel for her dead husband, Captain Howdy (Richard Kiel). When Howdy's ghost starts killing people, two bumbling scientists (Brett Hudson and Mark Hudson) are brought in to investigate the history of the lighthouse and solve the case.

Starring: Bill Hudson, Mark Hudson, Brett Hudson, Cindy Pickett, Richard Kiel, Julie Newmar, Robert Donner, Murray Hamilton, Clint Walker, Franklyn Ajaye ..
Directed by: Chris Bearde
Release date: 1983-07-29
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : The Woman in the Room
43.

The Woman in the Room

2.4
6.1/10 IMDB

The main character, an attorney by profession, spends endless hours with his terminally ill mother. Death is her only way out and he's the only one that can help.

Starring: Michael Cornelison, Dee Croxton, Brian Libby, Bob Brunson, George Russell ..
Directed by: Frank Darabont
Release date: 1983-04-16
44.

The Phantom of the Opera

2.4
5.6/10 IMDB

The Budapest Opera House's diva commits suicide after the owner ruins her career for having rejected his advances but her conductor-husband, believed killed in a fire, plans his revenge on all those he deems responsible for her suicide.

Starring: Maximilian Schell, Jane Seymour, Michael York, Jeremy Kemp, Diana Quick, Philip Stone, Paul Brooke ..
Directed by: Robert Markowitz
Release date: 1983-01-29
45.

Microwave Massacre

2.3
4.2/10 IMDB

Construction worker Donald is having a hard time getting anything good to eat since his wife has decided to only cook gourmet foods. That and her constant harping causes him to snap, so he whacks her. Somewhere in the confusion he comes up with a new use for the microwave oven, and begins to eat much better. Soon he's experimenting with different recipes. And different meats.

Starring: Jackie Vernon, Loren Schein, Al Troupe, Marla Simon, Claire Ginsberg, Lou Ann Webber, Anna Marlowe, Phil De Carlo, Alex Mann, Robert A. Burns ..
Directed by: Wayne Berwick
Release date: 1983-08-31
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : The Demon Murder Case
46.

The Demon Murder Case

2.3
4.6/10 IMDB

A young boy is taken over by demons who force him to commit murder.

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Joyce Van Patten, Cloris Leachman, Andy Griffith, Eddie Albert, Richard Masur, Harvey Fierstein, Charles Fields, Liane Langland, Ken Kercheval ..
Directed by: William Hale
Release date: 1983-03-06
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : Disciples of the Crow
47.

Disciples of the Crow

2.3
5.3/10 IMDB

A couple passing through a small Oklahoma town discover that it has been taken over by a homicidal cult that worships a crow god--and that all the cult members are children.

Starring: Eleese Lester, Gabriel Folse, Steven Young, Martin Boozer, Kathleen Alsobrook, John Woodward, Loren Bivens ..
Directed by: John Woodward
Release date: 1983-05-10
48.

Olivia

2.2
5.2/10 IMDB

Nightmares of the past haunt the beautiful, mysterious Olivia, a London resident who begins a passionate affair with American businessman Mike. Trapped in a loveless marriage and traumatized by memories of her mother's brutal murder, Olivia hopes her lover will offer a chance at a new life. However, ghostly voices and brutal murders ignite a fiendish, twist-filled story of double identities, deception, and erotic terror.

Starring: Suzanna Love, Robert Walker Jr., Jeff Winchester, Amy Robinson, Bibbe Hansen, Nicholas Love, Ulli Lommel, Amy Robinson, Kenneth Robert Shippy, Michael Evans ..
Directed by: Ulli Lommel
Release date: 1983-03-01
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : The Passing
49.

The Passing

2.2
5.5/10 IMDB

The lives of two men, an elderly WWII vet and a young death row prisoner, intersect when the vet enrolls in a program to have his consciousness transplanted into a younger body...and the prisoner is forced to provide the body.

Starring: James Carroll Plaster, Welton Benjamin Johnson, John Huckert, Lynn Odell, Mark McPherson, Richard Chisolm, Steve Ingrassia, Charles Murphy, Toui Xinh Pham ..
Directed by: John Huckert
Release date: 1983-01-01
Best Horror Movies of 1983 : Copperhead: The Snake Movie
50.

Copperhead: The Snake Movie

2.2
4.2/10 IMDB

A crazed family lives in a swamp. The father's hobby is killing as many snakes as he can. One day the snakes decide to take their revenge.

Starring: Jack Renner, Gretta Ratliff, David Fritts ..
Directed by: Leland Payton
Release date: 1983-01-01

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